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The War


Published 1812
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"Being a faithful record of the transactions of the war between the United States of America and their territories, and the United kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the dependencies thereof; declared on the eighteenth day of June, 1812."

"Let the rallying word, through all the day, be 'liberty or death.' "

Edited by Samuel Woodworth

Description based on: V. 1, no. 3 (July 11, 1812); title from caption

Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for Nov. 7, 1812 includes a letter from Maj. Gen. Van Rensselaer to Maj. Gen. Henry Dearborn describing in detail the battle of Queenston, letter from Maj. Gen. Van Rensselaer to Maj. Gen. Henry Dearborn describing in detail the battle of Queenston, report of U.S. war sloop Wasp capturing the British war ship Frolic and the subsequent capture of the Wasp by another British war ship, Poictiers, copy of statement by U.S. President James Madison detailing battles in Detroit, Queenston, and his plans for the war, copy of statement by U.S. President James Madison detailing battles in Detroit, Queenston, and his plans for the war, copy of statement by U.S. President James Madison detailing battles in Detroit, Queenston, and his plans for the war, U.S. President James Madison promotes Capt. Z. Taylor to rank of Major for his part in defense of Ft. Harrison, report of various Naval movements;

Suspended with v. 3, no. 12 (Sept. 6, 1814); resumed with v. 3, no. 13-15 (Feb. 1817)

Caption for v. 3, no. 13 reads: "The War, revived, and continued, from no. 12, vol. 3." It contains a letter stating that "the publisher has now the satisfaction of informing the former patrons ... that arrangements have been made to complete the undertaking, and that the additional sheets (of which this is the first) will be promptly printed and forwarded to subscribers

Issues also numbered 1-119, with chronological index at end

Vol. 3, no. 13-15 (no. 117-119) are undated

Established June 27, 1812, this weekly newspaper was published by Samuel Woodworth & Co. in New York, N.Y., and contained chiefly War of 1812 news


Volume v. 1, no. 2
Publisher New York : S. Woodworth & Co.
Pages 10
Language English
Call number E 351 W25
Digitizing sponsor Brock University - University of Toronto Libraries
Book contributor Brock University
Collection BrockUniversity; ontario_council_university_libraries; toronto
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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